The Western Front Today - Household Cavalry Memorial

Household Cavalry Memorial Located in Zanvoorde in Zonnebeke, Belgium, the Household Cavalry Memorial was unveiled on 4 May 1924 by former British Commander-in-Chief Lord Haig.

The memorial - an obelisk featuring a Household Brigade roll of honour - marks the site where the Life Guards met a severe fate on 30 October 1914 when, while holding Zandvoorde Hill, they were attacked by German forces and suffered substantial losses.

Film Footage of Household Cavalry Memorial

Before Endeavours Fade, Rose E.B. Coombs, After the Battle 1994
Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide - Somme, Leo Cooper 2000

The Austro-Hungarian declaration of war was the first ever delivered by telegram.

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